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Dell ESM Firmware, A57
The Embedded Server Management (ESM) flash utility is a tool to update firmware(FW) to the Embedded Server Management and all devices connec- ted to it on the system management bus (SMB). The devices currently implemented in the utility are: * Embedded Server Management * System backplane * System power supply paralleling board (PSPB) * Hotplug This firmware update is a non-destructive update. User data is not affected.
Release Date 6/14/2006
Importance: Optional
Version: A57

The following formats are available for the file you have selected

File Format: Hard-Drive Download File Download File
File Name:

PE6400-ESMA57.exe

Description: This file format consists of an archive of files that may be decompressed to a directory on the hard drive. The installation can then be done from that directory.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 405KB

File Format: Update Package for Microsoft® Windows® Download File Download File
File Name:

ESM-WIN-A57.exe

Description: Dell Update Packages in Microsoft Windows 32-bit format can be deployed on Microsoft 64-bit operating systems by implementing the WOW64 emulation applications. WOW64 is a standard feature on most Microsoft operating systems.
Download Type: HTTP
File Size: 1MB

Previous Versions

No previous version available.

Description

The Embedded Server Management (ESM) flash utility is a tool to update firmware(FW) to the Embedded Server Management and all devices connec- ted to it on the system management bus (SMB). The devices currently implemented in the utility are: * Embedded Server Management * System backplane * System power supply paralleling board (PSPB) * Hotplug This firmware update is a non-destructive update. User data is not affected.

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Important Information

WARNING!!! UNDER WINDOWS NT/2000 DO NOT HIT ANY KEY ON KEYBOARD WHILE FLASHING!!! WARNING!!! DO NOT REMOVE THE DISKETTE WHILE FLASHING UNDER MS-DOS VERSION!!! WARNING!!! Do not use the Dell Update Package version of this update on systems running OpenIPMI drivers, IMB drivers, or Windows Server 2003 R2! If you must install this update on the afore-mentioned systems, use the DOS update utility.

Compatibility

Systems
PowerEdge 6400
Operating Systems
Not Applicable

Applies to

  • Dell Device

Fixes & Enhancements

- Prevents PCI Bus lockups.

Installation instructions

            
Default Instructions for PE6400-ESMA57.exe:

 
 1. Download the .exe file to a directory on your hard drive. The file 
downloaded is a self-extracting executable.
2. Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
The files may be un-zipped to floppy disk or hard drive(if the hard drive 
is in the system to be updated).
3. After the files have been un-zipped, you may delete the self-extracting 
file downloaded in step 1.

MS-DOS Version
1. Boot the system requiring the update to DOS.
2. Insert the diskette created above or change to the directory on the 
hard drive 
where the files were un-zipped.
3. At the DOS prompt, type "SMFLSH". This will run SMFLSH.EXE
4. Answer “Y” at the prompt to begin the upgrade.

Windows NT/2000 Version
Note: You must have the Dell Management software or OpenManage Server
Administrator installed to proceed.
There are two methods of upgrade in Windows NT/2000.
1. In a DOS window, change to the directory the files were un-zipped to 
and type “SMFLSHNT”. Answer “Y” at the prompt to begin the upgrade.
2. Using Windows Explorer, browse to the location containing the files 
un-zipped above(diskette or hard drive). Run(double-click) SMFLSHNT.EXE 
and answer “Y” at the prompt to begin the upgrade. 

OpenManage Format

1. Download the .zip file.
2. Start Server Administrator.
3. Click System.
4. Click Main System Chassis.
5. Click Firmware.
6. Click the Update tab.
7. Click Browse and navigate to where the zip file was downloaded
8. Select the zip file, click Validate Update File
9. After the file is validated, click Begin Update and 
follow the remaining prompts to perform the update.            
        

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